More than a million people from across the world - managers, maids, accountants and laborers - have left Saudi Arabia since March, after years or even decades working in the Gulf state, which sustains its own citizens with oil revenues.
The total number of workers in Bahrain has exceeded 700,000 this year, out of which 527,000 are expatriates (73 per cent), according to latest statistics released by the Central Informatics Organisation.
About 182,000 are Bahraini
The Republican-led US House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill on Saturday that would retroactively pay 800,000 furloughed workers once the now 5-day-old government shutdown ends.
The measure now goes to the Democratic
Officials from Nepal and Qatar have sought to play down a news report that Nepali labourers face deadly conditions on the Gulf state's building sites, holding a joint news conference to say the migrant workers were "safe and fully res
The US government began a partial shutdown on Tuesday for the first time in 17 years, potentially putting up to one million workers on unpaid leave, closing national parks and stalling medical research projects.
Qatar government authorities are investigating allegations in the Guardian newspaper that dozens of migrant Nepalese workers have died in recent weeks, the committee managing preparations for the 2022 World Cup said on Thursday.
Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) have shown that Qatar would be near the top of the United Nation’s Human Development Index (HDI) if adjustments were made for the country’s large population of migrant
A total of 118 companies have been found violating Bahrain's summer ban during its first two weeks, a report said.
They will be forced to pay fines ranging between BD500 ($1,320) and BD1,000 for each worker found working on co
Three recruitment firms in Saudi Arabia will supply workers for a year to construction and other companies in the kingdom, a report said.
The hiring out of workers on a short-term basis comes as a bid to fill the gap created in th
Saudi businessmen, expatriates and several countries welcomed a four-month extension to an amnesty for foreign workers with visa violations on Wednesday, saying it allowed businesses to operate as usual in the world's top oil exporter.